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on a global level. britain welcomed news today that prince william and his wife catherine are expecting their first child. the announcement said the 30- year-old mother is in the early weeks of pregnancy. she's hospitalized in london with a severe form of morning sickness, and she's expected to remain there for several days. the baby will be third in line to the british throne. prince charles is first, followed by william. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to jeff. >> brown: how tough is too tough when it comes to sports and brain injuries? it's an issue we've followed over a number of years. today there was new data to chew on. week after week the big hits keep attracting big audiences to professional and college football. but concerns over head injuries in football and other sports have also continued. the connection between repeated blows and a degenerative brain disease known as c.t.e. the latest evidence comes from a new report from boston university that's been published in the scientific journal brain. the four-year study examined brain autopsies of 85 male don
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: and the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org >> this is "bbc world news america." funding for this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business, offering specialized solutions in capital to help you meet your growth objectives. solutions for small businesses and major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news america." >> this is bbc world news america. reporting from washington, i'm laura trevelyan. the u.n. makes an historic vote the u.n. makes an historic vote to
-mails to a women in tampa. the former commander of africa command, general william ward, was demoted one rank after being accused of lavish spending. and brigadier general jeffrey sinclair, who was deputy commander of the 82nd airborne division in afghanistan, is facing sexual misconduct charges, including sodomy and wrongful sexual conduct. a new book looks at american generals over the last century. the author is veteran journalist tom ricks. the book is "the generals: american military commanders from world war ii to today." ray suarez spoke to him recently. welcome to the program. >> thank you. suarez: i think reading as a nonmilitary expert but an interested party, the most surprising thing was that so many men who were not really up to the task became generals in the first place. how did that happen? >> george marshal's when he was chief of staff of the army was that generalship is one of the hardest things there is in the world to do. you have to be intellectually and physically engaged and there's enormous stress. it burns people out. his attitude was a good number of people are simply goin
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